Luz A. Matiz-Zanoni, MD

Expertise in: 
Pediatrician (General Pediatrics)
Board Certifications: 
Pediatrics
Treats Children
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Overview

Dr Adriana Matiz is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center. She is also the medical director of NewYork Presbyterian Hospital’s Center for Community Health Navigation where she oversees the clinical integration and model development of the Patient Navigator and Community Health Worker programs across the healthcare system. Dr Matiz has served as the medical director of WIN for Asthma, a nationally recognized program to strengthen community-wide asthma management for children in N. Manhattan which later expanded the community health worker model to include adult patients with diabetes. She has created an asthma medical home model for children, pediatric care management model and a model of care for children with special health care needs in primary care practices to improve care and reduce preventable healthcare utilization. Her passion is to decrease health disparities and to expand the delivery of culturally competent care.

Dr Matiz is a native of Colombia, raised in NYC and a graduate of NYU College of Arts and Science and the School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric training and subsequent Chief Residency at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine and resides with her family in the Bronx.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • General Pediatrics (Pediatrician)

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Medical Director - NYP Center for Community Health Navigation

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health First

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Health Plus - Amerigroup

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE SelectHealth

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Select Health
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • New York University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx,NY
  • Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx,NY
  • Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx,NY

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Honors & Awards

2014 AAMC Community Service Award

2013 Nominee, Hispanic Scholarship Fund Alumni Award

2011 Latino Trend Setter Award

Honoring Latinos in healthcare, entertainment, and

education who are improving outcomes for Latinos in the US.

2010 Environmental Leadership Award, WIN for Asthma

Environmental Protection Agency

2000-2001 Selected Participant, National Hispanic Medical Association

Resident Leadership Program

Research

Research Interests

  • Community Health Workers, children with special health care needs, asthma, disparities in care